Named as a World Heritage City or the World Heritage of course because it has its own uniqueness. So also with Melaka, Malaysia. A city that was named Unesco in 2008. Region known as Melaka Bandaraya Melaka Historic is one part of the country of Malaysia. That way these city architecture buildings become very interesting because the three states of the former colonialist style architecture can be found in this city.
You could take about 5-7 hours depending on conditions in Malaysia through the various suburbs. At first sight obtained only the toll road, but getting closer to the area of Melaka, the scene was changed slightly into the hill. ’Dead’, that’s the first impression when you enter the town of Melaka. Coupled with the hot weather was terrible. Although, eventually you will pass a variety of old and modern buildings.
Melaka old city named because in addition to buildings in the surrounding buildings in the past, in this area is the center of the country’s defense at the time. Many stories and historical value of every existing building. One of them is a red brick building that is Christ Chruch Melaka which is the oldest Christian church in Malaysia. And also the building from the ruins of St. Peter Church.
This church was built in 1710 after the Dutch restore religious freedom to Roman Catholic population in Melaka. Art of the building design incorporates features that attract the East and West. The oldest artifact in the form of church bells made in Goa in 1608. This bell was rescued from an older church that was burned to the Dutch during their attack in 1641. And what makes this beautiful church is there is a small garden in front with a fountain and a kind of lighthouse monument.
All around the church is decorated tricycles are very excited. Yellow colors that stand out to make a lot of tourists interested in trying. Across the building looks Stadhuys built in 1650 as the official residence of Dutch Governor and his officials. This building is the best example of Dutch architecture style at the time.